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November 2, 2015

Indigenous Yaqui leaders Mario Luna and Fernando Jiménez have been released after a judge decided that evidence against them was lacking. They spent a year in preventive detention. Amnesty Internat...

October 29, 2015

Iranian human rights defender Narges Mohammadi’s trial on national security-related charges will begin on 6 October in Tehran. She is still being denied the specialized medical care she requires. S...

October 29, 2015
An appeal court has upheld the acquittal of women’s human rights defender Azza Soliman and 16 others who witnessed the killing of Egyptian activist Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh.
October 27, 2015

A prominent Saudi Arabian Shi’a Muslim cleric has had his death sentence upheld by the Supreme Court. Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr has exhausted his appeals and will be at imminent risk of execution as soon...